Several domestic routes at Glasgow Airport will restart or increase frequency following the easing of travel restrictions, including UK services with easyJet and Loganair.
Services to Stansted will increase to a daily operation; the Birmingham service will restart with four flights per week then increases to six (except Saturday) from 31st May; the Bristol route increases to six flights per week (excluding Saturdays); Luton service will increase to five flights per week and will move to daily operations from Saturday 22nd May; Belfast route increases to nine flights per week from 7th May which includes double daily services on Fridays and Sundays; Jersey returns Thursday 22nd May with two flights per week, increasing to three from 15th June and then to six (excluding Wednesdays) from 2nd July.
Loganair also plans to restart routes to both the Scottish Islands and England from Glasgow Airport, including: Barra service is now up twice daily; Southampton with three flights per week, which is set to increase further in June; Campbeltown, Islay, Stornoway and Tiree will increase to twice daily; Sumburgh in Shetland will return 24th May with five flights per week via Kirkwall in Orkney and will go direct from 14th June; Kirkwall will return on 24th May with five flights per week then moves to a daily service from 10th June; Exeter service is currently twice weekly and will move to daily from 18th June.
Glasgow Airport’s World Duty Free store will also open on 2nd May for the first time in over five months.
Rapid COVID-19 testing facilities have also been introduced at Glasgow Airport. The terminal-based facilities offer both PCR and antigen testing for passengers. Results for PCR testing are returned within 24 hours while antigen takes just 15 minutes.
PCR testing can be done either via a park-and-test method in the airport car parks or a walk-up test within the terminal. Passengers are advised to make appointments through www.glasgowairport.com